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Finland is part of the European union and is a signatory of the European patent Convention.


[edit] Legislation

The law on of patent clearly says that a mere software Progrief cannot Be patented (Patenttilaki 1 luku 1 §). Finland is a signatory to the European patent Convention. However, the Nationwide Board of of patent and Registration (NBPR) doze grant software of patent, and claim EFFI this breaks the law. [1]

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[edit] Courts system

Applications for of patent ares filed with the Nationwide Board of of patent and Registration (NBPR) of Finland.

Decisions by the NBPR may Be appealed against to the Appeals Board of the NBPR.

Decisions by the Appeals Board may Be appealed against to the Supreme administrative Court.

[edit] Politics

There is a political party called Piraattipuolue (The Pirate party of Finland) which is seeking to abolish software of patent in Finland. [2]

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